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Cardiac Practitioner

Employer
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Location
Maidstone
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
Are you an enthusiastic, motivated and qualified Cardiac Physiologist keen to join an innovative team of Cardiac Physiologists and other Health Care Professionals?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Cardiac Physiologist at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.The post is within the Cardiology department to consolidate learning from PTP and support the team as an independent practitioner. Support and training to achieve the competencies required of a band 6 role will be given.

Main duties of the job

The Trust offers a range of invasive and non-invasive investigations including Physiologist led exercise stress testing, tilt testing, ambulatory monitoring, device follow-up and complex invasive procedures including angiography, PCI, PPM, ICD / CRT implantation and EP. The Tunbridge Wells Hospital site holds BSE Departmental Accreditation in Transthoracic echocardiography, Stress Echo, TOE, Contrast and Bubble Studies. We run a Physiologist Led Valve Clinic at both sites and assist in the Rapid Access Heart Failure Clinic. The Maidstone site is currently in the process of applying for accreditation. We also run a physiologist lead ILR implant service.

About us

MTW is a large acute hospital trust in the south-east of England. We provide a full range of general hospital services and some aspects of specialist and complex care to around 600,000 people living in west Kent and East Sussex. We have a team of over 8,000 full and part-time staff. We also provide specialist cancer services to around 2 million people across Kent and East Sussex via the Kent Oncology Centre.

Would you like to work flexibly?In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at Enhanced Level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.

We support our staff with disabilities to ensure they have the adjustments they need to be the best they can be in the workplace.Collaborating with Access to Work means that our staff are assessed by experts in the workplace and we ensure that their recommendations are implemented as quickly as possible. You can find out more here: Access to Work: get support if you have a disability or health condition: What Access to Work is - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Interview Date: TBC

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc (hons) healthcare science (Cardiac)


Desirable

  • ILS


Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding of all cardiac procedures and techniques even if not yet performing some of the more complex procedures.
  • Able to perform a wide range of non-invasive cardiac diagnostics with minimal / no supervision


Desirable

  • An understanding of audit procedures.


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Teaching skills.


Desirable

  • Ability to work at all 3 sites
  • Ability to work shifts including weekends


Employer details

Employer name

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Address

Maidstone Hospital

Hermitage Lane

Maidstone

ME16 9QQ

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359-6374968-T3

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